kalle.vahlman at gmail.com
Thu Aug 7 07:36:14 PDT 2008
2008/8/7 Michael 'Mickey' Lauer <mickey at vanille-media.de>:
> Am Donnerstag 07 August 2008 14:19:55 schrieb David Stockwell:
>> If I can chime in, I think it is useful to not care whether anyone is
>> listening when emitting a signal.
>> Maybe there is some network and processing overhead in emitting a signal
>> that noone cares about, but adding this notification would add
>> complexity and overhead.
> This is a desktop-centric view, where we have seemingly endless resources at
> our disposal. On embedded systems such as I'm working with dbus on (smart
> phones), notifications whether someone is listening for my signals is the #1
> missing feature in dbus.
Laptops are pretty common these days, and the same resource limits
(most importantly battery life) apply there. IMO if there's no reason
to wake up, then it doesn't make sense to wake up on desktop either.
Kalle Vahlman, zuh at iki.fi
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